DRESS CODE: All participants will be required to wear appropriate golf clothing. Tank tops, cut-off shorts, tennis shorts, bathing suits, blue jeans, hats worn backwards are not acceptable attire. Male participants must wear a tucked in collared shirt. All contestants are reminded that Trump National Doral has mandated a spikeless shoe policy on all courses. It is suggested that you carry with you a pair of spikeless golf shoes. If not, you may be refused permission to compete in this championship.
MANDATORY REGISTRATION*: All participants must register in person to be eligible for participation in the tournament. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Registration area will be located at the Imperial Ballroom.
13 & Under - ALL AGE GROUPS December 17th – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
14 & Over - ALL AGE GROUPS December 20th – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*ANY CONTESTANTS NOT REGISTERED BY 5:00 P.M. WILL BE REPLACED BY ALTERNATES*
CADDIES: Caddies are only allowed for 13 & Under age divisions. Hand Carts are allowed You must furnish your own hand carts- Trump National Doral has none.
DRIVING RANGE INSTRUCTIONS: DUE TO THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS PARTICIPATING AND THE LIMITED NUMBER OF HITTING SPOTS ON THE RANGE, WE MUST LIMIT THE NUMBER OF BALLS AND TIME YOU HAVE TO WARM UP. PLAYERS WILL BE GIVEN 30 BALLS AND 10 MINUTES MAXIMUM TO WARM UP. PLAYERS MUST ARRIVE AT THE RANGE 60 MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED STARTING TIME. PLAYERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO WARM UP IF THEY ARRIVE LESS THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED TEE TIME. RANGE OPENS AT 6:30 A.M. NO PARENTS OR COACHES ALLOWED ON PRACTICE RANGE WITH PLAYERS.
**PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT CONTRARY TO THIS RULE MAY RESULT IN PLAYERS DISQUALIFICATION.**
GOLF COURSE RULES: During tournament play, parents, guardians, friends and other spectators must remain at least 25 yards from players (10 yards from greens) and must not give advice, assistance or converse with players. Only the Tournament Committee and players will make all decisions on rules and problems that arise. The Committee has the right to withdraw an entry of a player at any time for any reason. Range finders with distance only will be allowed.
PLAYOFFS: Trophies will be awarded for First, Second and Third Place in each age group. In case of ties there will be a playoff for First Place Only. If there are more than two people tied for first place there will be a playoff for all three spots. If no ties for First exist, Second and Third places will be determined by matching cards on the basis of the best score for the last nine holes. If still tied, the winner will be determined by the last nine holes, last six holes, last three holes and finally the players final hole. If ties continue, the process of matching cards hole-by-hole starting with the 17th hole and going backward will continue until the tie is broken.
Trophies will be presented at the scoreboard if weather permits.
14 & Over Division Cuts: There will be a CUT after 36 holes of play in the Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Girls 16-18 & Girls 14-15 Age Groups. Players not making the cut will not play December 23. The cut will be as follows:
Boys 16-18 - Top 60 and ties, Championship Flight, all others will not play Dec. 23.
Boys 14-15 - Top 60 and ties, Championship Flight, all others will not play Dec. 23.
Girls 16-18 - Top 48 and ties, Championship Flight, all others will not play Dec. 23.
Girls 14-15 - Top 36 and ties, Championship Flight all others will not play Dec. 23.
Only the above groups will play the third round on December 23rd.
PACE OF PLAY: The Championship Pace of Play Policy utilizes a two checkpoint system. Please note:
- Players will not receive warnings.
- Each group is responsible for monitoring their own pace.
- To avoid penalty, groups must complete each checkpoint hole:
- Under the allotted time, or
- Within 15 minutes of the group ahead.
- Checkpoints will be on holes #9 and #18, unless otherwise indicated.
- All players in a group in breach of the pace of play policy at any checkpoint are subject to penalty.
- For all 7 & Under age groups, continuous putting will be in affect,